Well, it's only Tuesday and there are already quite a few trials coming to an end in Miami courts this week. First there was the international drug lord who got 150 years, then the delusional but smooth con man who was sentenced to five years, and now, naturally, there's the globetrotting pimp who ... More >>
This much is clear: Miami's sewers are deteriorating, and millions of gallons of wastewater are polluting Biscayne Bay. The county has proposed a $1.5 billion fix, but one local environmental group has now filed suit in federal court to stop the plan.Key Biscayne resident Judi Koslen and the environ ... More >>
A former drug trafficker who found a lucrative career in Medicare fraud shortly after his release from prison is getting another 14 years in the slammer. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga sentenced Armando "Mandy" Gonzalez for orchestrating a $63 million Medicare scam between 2004 ... More >>
A United States District Judge based in Miami has disqualified two attorneys from the Morgan & Morgan law firm from a case after the opposing counsel complained, among other things, that one of the lawyers drew pictures of male genitalia and openly played Angry Birds during depositions.
Dailin Pico Rodriguez tried to use her boyfriend's spunk to set-up FDC guards, a judge ruledDailin Pico Rodriguez was sentenced to 50 months in prison yesterday after a judge ruled that she had falsely accused Miami Federal Detention Center correctional officers of repeated sexual assault.Her claims ... More >>
Three Miami-Dade police officers lied under oath last year when they told a judge that they read a suspect his Miranda Rights during a traffic stop that led to a felony weapons charge, federal officials say. The three officers -- patrolmen Jorge Luis Gonzalez and Alkibiades Dodge, and Sgt. Wa ... More >>
Religion in a courthouse? Sounds like the Taliban, right? Or maybe the Inquisition? Hell no, it's just Miami -- a part of America where we don't seem to separate church and state. A new group, the Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild, is inviting the public to a mass Thursday by Miami Archbishop John Favalo ... More >>
At federal prisons across the country, guards are preying on inmates. FDC Miami is no different.
Emilio Plana was known to millions of television viewers as an amiable softie, not a killer